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by el48tel
Sat May 01, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Eriosyce
Replies: 38
Views: 1001

Re: Eriosyce

No such thing as "too many pictures"
by el48tel
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Oreocereus in flower today
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Re: Oreocereus in flower today

An interesting story and fascinating plant plus flower
by el48tel
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Eriosyce uncertain...
Replies: 6
Views: 419

Re: Eriosyce uncertain...

The delicate pink edging of the petals is delightful
by el48tel
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp. rubrispinus
Replies: 30
Views: 1582

Re: Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp. rubrispinus

Forgive me saying it el48tel but I'm glad its not just me then! Does the "rib spreading" go all the way around your plant, like it does on mine? It's hard to see past the spines on mine as they're so closely meshed together, but where they're "spread" I can't see any signs of splitting. The "spread...
by el48tel
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: How hot do cacti get?
Replies: 25
Views: 588

Re: How hot do cacti get?

I think we may have overlooked the physics / meteorology. (and year 10 science) Soil / land / rock heats up very quickly from solar gain. But it also cools down very quickly once the sun is no longer shining on it. Water (and cacti / succulents are mainly water) heat up very slowly and cool very slo...
by el48tel
Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Turbinicarpus today
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Turbinicarpus today

👍
by el48tel
Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Sulcorebutias today
Replies: 17
Views: 424

Re: Sulcorebutias today

Lovely plants Diane
by el48tel
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:21 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Aylostera supthutiana HJ516
Replies: 9
Views: 340

Re: Aylostera supthutiana HJ516

What a contrast. Red flowers on an almost black body.